The Art Licks Weekend, London

Preview: Art Licks Weekend 2014

Lawrence Lek, Sky Line, Video Simulation, for Art Licks Weekend 2014

Returning for its second year, the Art Licks Weekend is a festival that presents work by pioneering young artists, curators, galleries and project spaces across London. Preview by Beth Bramich.

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Seventeen Gallery, 270-276 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4DG

Sachin Kaeley

Sachin Kaeley, installation view, 2014

Sachin Kaeley creates a sense of push and pull with his first solo exhibition at Seventeen Gallery. Review by Alice Gale-Feeny.

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798 Art District, No. 2 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015

Liu Jianhua: Square


Liu Jianhua's solo exhibition comprises freely spilled materials that bring together craft and fine art traditions.

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Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Stadhouderslaan 41, 2517 HV Den Haag, The Netherlands

Jürgen Partenheimer: The Archive

Nirox 7 (Dreaming Termites)

Jürgen Partenheimer has carved out a niche of his own within the field of abstract art. His exhibition at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag is his third at the gallery.

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Ikon Gallery, 1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2HS

Lee Bul

Lee Bul, Mon grand récit Weep into stones . . . (2005)

Political, cryptic and dazzlingly beautiful, Lee Bul's first solo show in the UK opens with a remarkable new work inspired by a mystical glass city. Review by Catrin Davies

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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3BA

Lydia Gifford: Drawn

Lydia Gifford: Drawn, Installation view at BALTIC, Gateshead (2014)

Engaging in a dialogue of painterly curiosity, Drawn reflects an understanding of painting originating from post-minimalism. Review by Rachel McDermott

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MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101

Maria Lassnig

Installation view of maria lassnig at moma ps1, 2014

This exhibition focuses on Maria Lassnig's self-portraits as she moved between continents and styles over the course of her seven decade career. Review by Gemma Sharpe.

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Hopkinson Mossman, 19 Putiki St Auckland 1021 New Zealand

Fiona Connor: Can Do Academy

Installation view: Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland

The taxonomy of marks in Can Do Academy are quoted from various sites of creative production, including artist studios, after school program rooms, and print workshops. The patina is that of incidental marks; signs of process that would typically be either contained in the surface of a painting (as purposeful mark-making), or purposefully excluded from exhibition.

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Cubitt Gallery, 8 Angel Mews, London, N1 9HH

Jean-Michel Wicker: e industrial

e industrial (detail), Jean-Michel Wicker, 2014

For his first solo exhibition in the UK, Jean-Michel Wicker draws on the work of the Italian Situationist, Giuseppe Pinot-Gallizio, and San Francisco based fanzine ‘Queercore’. Review by Denise Kwan.

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Hannah Hoffman Gallery, 1010 N Highland Avenue, Los Angeles 90038

Sam Falls

Sam Falls' paintings inhabited the landscape before the white cube gallery.

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